Karmasphere Announces Support For Latest Cloudera Hadoop Distribution

Frees Developers and Analysts to Focus on Realizing Value From Their Big Data

CUPERTINO, Calif.- March 8, 2011 -Karmasphere™, a Big Data Analytics company, today announced support for Cloudera CDH3 Beta 4, the latest version of the Hadoop Big Data platform from the provider of Apache Hadoop-based data management software and services.

Karmasphere is committed to ensuring a seamless experience for its customers using Cloudera distributions. By keeping up to date with the evolution of Hadoop, Karmasphere insulates developers and analysts from the specifics of their Big Data infrastructure so they can focus on the task at hand.

“A significant number of our customers are on the cutting edge of Big Data projects,” said Martin Hall, executive vice president of Corporate Development. “Many are upgrading to the Cloudera CDH3 Beta, in advance of the final release. This market is moving fast and working with Cloudera to support shared customers is important, as together we bring Hadoop to the enterprise.”

Key Facts

  • Karmasphere Studio and Karmasphere Analyst now support the Cloudera CDH3 Beta 3 and 4 Hadoop distributions, including many features and capabilities from the upstream Apache Hadoop project
  • Cloudera CDH3 Betas boast greater reliability, scalability and performance, and integrate new packages and enhancements from Apache Hadoop and other Big Data projects


Karmasphere Studio Professional Edition and Karmasphere Analyst are available immediately from Karmasphere.  Visit the Karmasphere Online Store to purchase Karmasphere software on-line or contact sales@karmasphere.com.

Developers and analysts can download, evaluate and use Karmasphere Studio Community Edition and can join the Karmasphere Community mailing list.

About Cloudera CDH3

The latest version of Cloudera’s Hadoop distribution, CDH3, includes support for the latest enterprise Linux distributions from Red Hat and SuSE, new features from the upstream Apache Hadoop project, support for Hive version 0.7, new configuration and diagnosis capabilities, and numerous enhancements to performance, stability and reliability.  For a complete list of CDH3 features, visit http://www.cloudera.com/downloads/.

Key Links

Karmasphere http://karmasphere.com
Karmasphere Store http://karmasphere.com/Buy/karmasphere-studio-product-family.html
Cloudera http://www.cloudera.com/
Cloudera CDH3 http://www.cloudera.com/downloads/
Apache Hadoop http://hadoop.apache.org/
Apache Hive http://hive.apache.org/


Big Data, Cloudera, CDH, CDH3, Hadoop, Hive, Amazon Elastic MapReduce

About Karmasphere

Karmasphere is a big data intelligence software company bringing Apache Hadoop power to developers and analysts. Karmasphere enables companies to unlock the competitive advantages within their large datasets by providing an easy-to-use class of client-side software. Karmasphere’s products, built around the Karmasphere Application Framework™, feature independence across any Hadoop environment, easy one-click deployment across any cloud/cluster, and a rich and friendly user-interface to maximize productivity, discovery and insight. For more information visit http://www.karmasphere.com

Note: Karmasphere, Karmasphere Application Framework and Karmasphere Studio are trademarks of Karmasphere. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.


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